Internazionale and Napoli meet at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, in a match for the 37th matchday of Serie A. Internazionale won by (1‑3) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 06‑01‑ 2020. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, since there was 1 draw and 2 victories for each team in the last 5 games. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 12‑02‑2020, for Coppa Italia, which ended in a win for Napoli by (0‑1). The only goal of the match was scored by Fabián Ruiz (57 ‘). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and away.
The home team is currently in 3rd place, with 54 points won, after 16 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Lazio, by (2‑1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Juventus, by (2‑0). This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats as a visitor, with 30 goals scored and 19 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 28 goals scored and 16 suffered. For the championship, the Internazionale conquered 19 points out of 30 possible, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 matches they played in their stadium.
For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium 8 games ago. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not had great defensive strength, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. The team does not usually have problems opening the scoreboard: they scored the first goal in 19 of the last 25 games for Serie A, of these 19 they came to the break in advantage in 15 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 13 In 25 games played in this competition, he got the comeback in 3 of the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Inter Milan comes to this day after a 0-3 victory on the trip to Genoa, returning to the triumphs after two consecutive games without winning by the Italian league: the team’s goals were scored by Lukaku (2) and Alexis Sánchez. In this game against Napoli, coach Antonio Conte must focus on a style of possession and search for flank spaces. Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martínez are expected to form the attacking front of the local team. The first player mentioned is the top scorer, with 23 goals. For this game the house coach cannot count on Gagliardini, suspended, as well as Sensi and Vecino, injured.
After 11 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is currently in 6th position, with 39 points won. In their last match, they defeated Torino at home by (2‑1), after in the previous match they had won away, in a match against Brescia, by (1‑2). This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 6 victories, 4 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 18 suffered. In their last 10 away games for the championship, Napoli have recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 16 points in 30 possible. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not had great defensive strength, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 26 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only got 3 comebacks. In the last 13 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 8 of their 18 goals between minutes (16’ ‑ 30 ‘).
Napoli come into this match after a 2-0 win over Sassuolo, returning to league wins after a loss to Parma: the team’s goals were scored by Allan and Hysaj. On this visit to the Inter Milan stadium, coach Gennaro Gattuso must act with a defensive strategy, seeking only the counterattack to exploit the opponent’s back. Midfielder Arkadiusz Milik is the visiting club’s biggest star and is the top scorer, with 11 goals scored. Outside this game will be Dries Mertens, suspended, in addition to Llorente and Manolas, both with physical problems.